Out of District Transfer

Out of District Transfer - K-12th Grades ONLY

(For Pre-K contact 240-236-8835)

Parents or guardians who want their child to attend a school outside their assigned attendance area should review the Final 2023-24 Closed Schools List and Regulation 400-15, Out of District.

Pursuant to these regulations, the Out of District process is available for all applicants from February 1 - March 1 each year for the following school year. You can complete your request using the Out of District Request Form, available in English and Español through March 1.

Please Note: Your Out of District Form MUST be signed, either electronically or printed, signed and scanned, prior to returning to outofdistrict@fcps.orgPlease email applications in PDF Format ONLY, no photos/pictures. You can also send the application via fax to 240-236-2480 or via US mail to Department of Student Services, Orchard Grove Elementary School, 5898 Hannover Drive, Frederick, MD 21703.

Questions: please contact K-12 Out of District Transfer at (240) 236-2493 or outofdistrict@fcps.org 

K-12 Out of District Appeal Form

Non-resident students

Families who wish to have their children attend Frederick County Public Schools but live in another Maryland county or outside the state of Maryland, must complete a Non-Resident application and a tuition fee will be charged. Please click here to access the Non-Resident application. Please contact the Department of Student Services, 301-644-5238, for an estimate of the tuition charges.

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